December 29, 2019
"They didn’t expect I would win that race. John [Walker] knew that maybe I would die – but I was prepared for that one!”
By Mike Rowbottom for World Athletics
Among the past contests highlighted during last month’s World Athletics' inaugural Heritage Mile Night in Monaco was the epic 1500m...
March 29, 2017
"Then when I went to the Olympics in 1972, he asked me to promise him one thing – inspire the next generation, just as he had done for us."
By Tim O'Connell, Stuff
One of the country's finest runners was a welcome visitor in the country this week, helping some young runners make metres...
January 31, 2017
“My mental approach was not focusing on the individuals I couldn’t control, but focus on myself. It normally worked out all right.”
By Cameron Tucker, Athletics Weekly
Last year was a record-breaking one in sport for New Zealand. The island nation, renowned for its haka-dancing rugby team,...
August 05, 2016
"I had an incredible feeling of connection with them. I know they called Quax too. They value the history as I did and that's what connects us and that's the glue that holds us all together."
By Phillip Rollo, Stuff
Rod Dixon knows what it is like to have a mate on the Olympic Games...
April 09, 2016
Runner's World's "The Most Versatile Runner" of the last half of the 20th century giving back to the sport via his KiDSMARATHON Foundation
By Jerry Lee, SI Live
When one looks at the career accomplishments of New Zealand's Rod Dixon, you would think that the Kiwi would feel fulfilled.
July 10, 2015
Kiwi had incredible range: Olympic 1500 bronze medalist, 3:53 Miler, two-time World Cross Country medalist, NYC Marathon champion and more!
By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated
A collective outburst of veneration followed the all too early death of Oregon running legend Steve...